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  • English as a second language class.
    English as a second language class.

English As A Second Language

  • The program consists of a series of classes to provide a strong foundation in fundamental grammar structures, sentence patterns and English vocabulary. All ESL classes include reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

    The ESL series of classes is not a full-time program. SCC does not have the authorization to issue a student visa document (Form I-20) for international students to study ESL. Call the Admissions Office at 437-2600 for more information on visa documents.


    Class options vary based on location. Classes that are offered include:


    Beginning English
    Intermediate English
    Advanced English
    ESL for Academic Success (college preparation)
    Newcomer Refugee ESL class

    Outside Lincoln

    Beginning English
    Intermediate English
    Advanced English

    Newcomers Educational Center

    In Lincoln we offer non-credit intermediate-level ESL courses in the areas of

    • ESL for Office Technology
    • Dental Assisting
    • Food Service and Hospitality
    • Medical Laboratory Technician
    • Medication Aide
    • Microcomputer Technology (Beginner and Intermediate)
    • Nursing Assistant 

    These courses will offer opportunities for students to explore careers and college programs develop specialized technical vocabulary and become familiar with college faculty facilities, services and academic expectation. Not all courses are offered every quarter. Contact 437-2821 or ygomez@southeast.edu to find out which courses are currently offered.

  • City / Location Schedule
    Kennedy Hall, Room 500
    Beatrice Public Library, 100 N. 16th St.
     Beatrice Public Library, ESL
    GED®/Basic Skills/ESL
    Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-noon
    Monday and Wednesday 4:30-7 p.m.
    Tuesday 4-7 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 
    Falls City
    SCC Learning Center, 3200 Bill Schock Blvd.
    GED®/Basic Skills/ESL
    Tuesday and Thursday 5-7:30 p.m.
    SCC Learning Center, 610 Jefferson Ave.
    GED®/Basic Skills/ESL
    Tuesday and Wednesday 6:30-9 p.m.
    Locations vary
    Class subjects, times and days vary
    Please contact 402-437-2840 for information
    Nebraska City
    SCC Learning Center, 1406 Central Ave.
    Tuesday and Thursday 5-8 p.m.
    Monday and Wednesday 5-8 p.m.
    Pawnee City
    Pawnee City Library
    GED®/Basic Skills/ESL
    Monday and Wednesday 5-7:30 p.m.
    SCC Learning Center, 537 Main St.
    GED®/Basic Skills/ESL
    Tuesday 6-9 p.m. and Thursday 9 a.m.-noon
    Tecumseh Public Library, 170 Branch St.
    GED®/Basic Skills/ESL
    Wahoo Public Library, 637 N. Maple
    GED®/Basic Skills/ESL
    Tuesday and Thursday 5-7:30 p.m.
    Kilgore Memorial Library, 520 N. Nebraska Ave.
    GED®/Basic Skills/ESL
    Monday and Thursday 4-7 p.m.
    Area Zoom ESL
    Times vary; Contact Elizabeth Williams for more information: